H. R. 1123
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 8, 2019
Mr. Crawford (for himself, Mr. Westerman, Mr. Womack, and Mr. Hill of Arkansas) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend title 28, United States Code, to modify the composition of the eastern judicial district of Arkansas, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Divisional Realignment for the Eastern District of Arkansas Act of 2019.
Realignment of the Eastern District of Arkansas
Section 83(a) of title 28, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:
The Eastern District comprises three divisions.
The Central Division comprises the counties of Cleburne, Cleveland, Conway, Dallas, Drew, Faulkner, Grant, Jefferson, Lincoln, Lonoke, Perry, Pope, Prairie, Pulaski, Saline, Stone, Van Buren, White, and Yell.
The Delta Division comprises the counties of Arkansas, Chicot, Crittenden, Desha, Lee, Monroe, Phillips, and St. Francis.
The Northern Division comprises the counties of Clay, Craighead, Cross, Fulton, Greene, Independence, Izard, Jackson, Lawrence, Mississippi, Poinsett, Randolph, Sharp, and Woodruff.
This Act and the amendment made by this Act shall take effect on the date of enactment of this Act.